Charter schools are significantly underfunded relative to local district schools, according to a national study conducted by Ball State University.
The D.C. Public Charter School Board (PCSB) recently launched a new initiative to form a Community Advisory Group (PCSB CAG) that the PCSB expects will inform and enhance its stakeholder engagement efforts. The board is seeking committed and insightful parents, community members and students to serve as members.
The D.C. Public Charter School Board is concerned about the suggestions made in a recent Washington Times article that there has been a history of lax accountability and/or poor oversight over D.C. public charter schools.
Celebrate National Charter Schools Week with the D.C. Public Charter School Board (PCSB) by attending an open house with PCSB members and staff on Wednesday, May 5th at 6:30 p.m.
The D.C. Public Charter School Board (PCSB) voted unanimously in a special meeting April 27, 2010, to revoke the charter of Young America Works Public Charter School.
There will be a special meeting of the DC Public Charter Board on Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 7:00pm.
The D.C. Public Charter School Board (PCSB) voted April 19th to conditionally approve applications to create four new public charter schools.
The D.C. Public Charter School Board welcomes its newest member – Emily Bloomfield – at its April 19th Board meeting.
Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science student Avery Coffey won the title of First Place in the Citywide Spelling Bee Competition after 53 rounds of competition.
The D.C. Public Charter School Board will hold an informal hearing on the proposed revocation of Young America Works Public Charter School on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm.
Students from seven D.C. public charter schools have been invited to join other area children at the White House Easter Roll on Monday, April 5, 2010.
The D.C. Public Charter School Board has released its 2009 School Performance Reports - a comprehensive review of each charter school's performance for the 2008-2009 school year.
The D.C. Public Charter School Board voted in an emergency meeting March 5, 2010, in favor of a proposal to begin the process of revoking the charter of Young America Works Public Charter School.
The PCSB has called an emergency meeting to propose revocation of Young America Works PCS
The D.C. Public Charter School Board will hold public hearings on the 13 charter school applications on Monday, March 15 and Tuesday March 16, 2010.
It was Tom Nida's final board meeting of the D.C. Public Charter School Board last night, February 22. Nida passed the Board leadership baton to Brian W. Jones who was elected chair.
The D.C. Public Charter School Board yesterday received 13 applications to create new public charter schools.
For the second year in a row the D.C. Teacher of the Year is from a public charter school. Stephanie Day, a special education teacher at Friendship Public Charter School, Chamberlin campus, was selected as the 2010 D.C. Teacher of the Year and acknowledged in a ceremony at the school on January 20.
The D.C. Public Charter School Board reported that charter high schools graduated 83.35 percent of its students at the end of the 2008-2009 school year.
The program guide for the DC Public Charter School Recruitment Expo taking place on Saturday, January 9th is now available for download.
Metropolitan polics officers will now serve as School Resource Officers (SROs) in 26 D.C. public charter schools
At the December 21, 2009 board meeting, the PCSB approved a proposal to change the Approved Charter Applications Opening Timeline Policy.
The D.C. Public Charter School Board (PCSB), at its December 21st Board meeting deliberated over an array of requests and policy proposals regarding charter schools. Most significant was the decision to approve the request by the leaders of City Collegiate Public Charter School to relinquish their charter effective June 2010.
The PCSB will open two hours late due to weather conditions; the monthly board meeting will start on time at 7:30 pm this evening.
The D.C. public charter school community will host a recruitment expo for parents and teachers interested in charter schools. The D.C. Public Charter School Recruitment Expo will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2010, from noon – 4:00 pm at the Washington Convention Center.